Merton in Waukesha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Baptist Church Of Merton
The bell, hung in 1886, formerly called people to public worship. It is now rung on Memorial day and other special occasions.
When the church moved to its present site at N65, W28217 Hickory Hill Drive, the Village of Merton purchased this building in 2009 for use as a community center.
Erected 2012 by Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum. (Marker Number 16-02.)
Location. 43° 8.697′ N, 88° 18.408′ W. Marker is in Merton, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker is on Main Street south of Hunington Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6996 Main Street, Merton WI 53056, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martin C. Weber, Sr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Village of Merton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Plainview School No. 4 (approx. Beaumont Hop House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Town of Lisbon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Sixteen School (approx. 3.2 miles away); Monches (approx. 3.4 miles away); Carl Schurz Forest (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merton.
Also see . . .
1. Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location also titled “First Baptist Church Of Merton” (Submitted on October 25, 2012, by Linda Hansen of Waukesha, Wisconsin.)
2. HABS Record - Merton Baptist Church, Merton, Waukesha, WI. The Historical American Buildings Survey record for this building. Includes one photo, several schematics of the church, and two pages of notes. (Submitted on October 25, 2012.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2012, by Linda Hansen of Waukesha, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on April 28, 2015, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2012, by Linda Hansen of Waukesha, Wisconsin. 3. submitted on October 25, 2012. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.